A Censer

late 15th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 107; Lehrs 106 (I/I); Hollstein (German) 106

Dimensions

Sheet: 30.9 x 21.5 cm (12 3/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

32.531

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center: M + S

Markings

Watermark: woman's head facing left; verso, Berlin Kupferstichkabinett stamp in black ink [Lugt 1609, but without the lettering in the margin]; rectangular Berlin Kupferstichkabinett duplicate stamp in brown ink [Lugt 234] with notation in ink: A.86; in graphite: C.686.pfua.es.

Provenance

Hippolyte Destailleur (b. 1822 - d. 1893; Lugt 740), Paris; 1879, possibly his sale through Thibaudeau, London, to the Berlin Kupferstichkabinett; 1886, sold as a duplicate. Count Gregor Sergeievitch Stroganoff (b. 1829 - d. 1910), Rome; May 25-29, 1914, his sale, Amsler & Ruthardt, Berlin, cat. XCVIII, lot 2396. 1921, sale, Gutekunst & Klipstein, Bern, lot 5. January 1, 1932, purchased by the MFA. (Accession Date: January 1, 1932)

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund